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Summer Programs For The Arts: 35 Popular Choices

ArtsBridge performing & visual arts students chose this list to attend. There are as many types of summer programs as there are types of arts students. ArtsBridge students have spent summers honing various aspects of their crafts and gaining valuable experience. While this list doesn’t include all available options, here are some of the programs […]


College Prep Timeline For The Arts: January

The monthly planning guide for performing & visual arts students Happy New Year! Welcome to the monthly guide designed to help students of the arts with simple, step-by-step college preparation tips. As we make our new-year resolutions, it’s the perfect time for high school students to re-commit to pursuing the dream of higher education in […]


Transferable Skills Gained Being A Theatre Major

10 Ways Being a Theatre Major Can Prepare YOU for Success Here are 10 ways being a theatre major can help you succeed: Improvisation. The great thing about the stage is that when it’s live and you’re up in front of that audience anything can, and does, happen. Dropped lines, missed entrances, or malfunctioning props require […]


How to Make Your Dream of Becoming a Performing Artist a Reality

I’ve been working for a long time with a student — let’s call him Joshua.  When he first came to work with me, he and his parents were convinced that he was going to be a jazz vocalist. Now, this student had a few challenges in his way. He also didn’t really have the chops […]


Arts Major in College — Am I Good Enough?

This is the question I get more than any other — Am I good enough?  Or some variation of, like…. How do I know if I am good enough?  Why won’t anyone tell me if I am good enough? Or even, everyone says I am so great – but am I really? The answer is — you’re probably […]


6 College Admissions Tips for Artistic Students

6 College Admissions Tips for Artistic Students By Lynn O’Shaughnessy Reprinted from US News & World If your child wants to major in musical theater or some other performing art, go ahead and blame it on Glee, American Idol or America’s Got Talent. Television shows make performing look fun, but the process of applying […]


ArtsBridge Class of 2012 — Where we’re going!

Wondering where the members of the ArtsBridge Class of 2012 are going to college? Here’s the list! American University, BA Theater Berklee College of Music, BM Music Boston Conservatory, BFA Musical Theater Boston University, BFA Acting Carnegie Mellon, BFA Musical Theater Cincinnati Conservatory of Music — University of Cincinnati, BFA Musical Theater Elon University, BFA […]


Issues that College Students in the Arts Face When Transferring

I saw a recent survey that shows one-third of parents of high school students say they are considering sending their child to a local community college for two years and then transferring the student to a four-year school. Sounds like a practical plan for financial reasons, but for arts students, a college transfer can be […]


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